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NATIONAL PHILANTHROPY DAY
PROGRAM & LUNCHEON

was held
Friday January 27, 2017
I Hotel and Conference Center, Champaign

 Alex Ruggieri served as
Emcee for our 2017 Awards Luncheon

These individuals and organizations were recognized at the National Philanthropy Day Luncheon.

• Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser: Eric Robeson, Robesons, Inc
• Outstanding Foundation or Organization: Women’s Legacy Circle at Carle
• Outstanding Philanthropic Corporation: BankChampaign, NA and Yahoo Employee Foundation
• Lisa Mauney Outstanding Fundraising Executive: Marise Robbins-Forbes, Director of Development, University of Illinois College of ACES
• Outstanding Philanthropist: Carol and Ed Scharlau
• Lifetime Achievement Award: Sidney Micek, President Emeritus and Senior Advisor, University of Illinois Foundation


Past National Philanthropy Day Events…

2016 National Philanthropy Day Honorees

 

  • Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser: Anne Robin
  • Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy: Illini Fighting Hunger
  • Outstanding Foundation or Organization: Danville Library Foundation
  • Outstanding Philanthropic Corporation: Farm Credit Services
  • Lisa Mauney Outstanding Fundraising Executive Award:Janice McAteer

    Carol Scharlau – recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Outstanding Philanthropist: Leslie Hill
  • Lifetime Achievement Award: Carol Scharlau

2015 National Philanthropy Day Honorees

Outstanding Philanthropist: Sybil Mervis
Lisa Mauney Outstanding Fundraising Executive: Pam Crisman
Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser: Christie Ramshaw
Outstanding Grantmaker Organization: The Greater Champaign County AMBUCS Club
Outstanding Youth Fundraiser: College of ACES Student Advancement Committee
Outstanding Philanthropic Corporation: Vesuvius

2014 NPD Honorees:

Lisa Mauney Outstanding Fundraising Executive Award – Ann Beddini

Outstanding Foundation or Grantmaker Organization – Danville Area Community College Foundation

Outstanding Philanthropic Corporation – Presence Covenant Medical Center
Outstanding Philanthropists – Joe & Nila Hasler
Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser – Tony Clements
Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy – Campus Middle School – 8th Grade Class

 

2012 NPD Honorees:
Outstanding Philanthropists – Philip and Nina Martin
Lisa Mauney Outstanding Fundraising Executive – Cloydia Hill Larimore, CFRE
Outstanding philanthropic Foundation – Marajen Stevick Foundation
Outstanding Volunteer adult Fundraiser – Brittany K Babb Memorial Golf Outing
Outstanding volunteer Youth Fundraiser – Daniel Ramkumar
Outstanding Philanthropic Organization – Eastern Illinois Parrot Head Club
Outstanding Philanthropic Corporation – Shelby Motors

 

2011 NPD Honorees:
Outstanding Philanthropic Corporation – Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon
Lisa Mauney Outstanding Fundraising Executive – Lyn Jones
Outstanding Philanthropic Organization – Carle Employees and Carle Giving Committee
Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser – Dr. Gary Brummet
Outstanding Philanthropic Youth Organization – Champaign Centennial Rotary Interact Club
Outstanding Foundation Award – Julius W. Hegeler II Foundation
Outstanding Philanthropists – Rick and Jeanene Stephens

 

2010 NPD Honorees:
Outstanding Philanthropic Corporation – Tanger Outlet Center
Lisa Mauney Outstanding Fundraising Executive – Patricia Ann Justice
Outstanding Philanthropic Organization – Coles Community Health Program
Outstanding Philanthropic Youth Organization – Delta Sigma Pi
Outstanding Volunteer Adult Fundraiser – Chris Hartman
Outstanding Philanthropist – Charles D. Perkinson

 

2009 NPD Honorees:
Outstanding Philanthropic Corporation – Brady Homes
Lisa Mauney Outstanding Fundraising Executive – Laura Huth
Outstanding Philanthropic Organization – Champaign County Law Enforcement Agencies
Outstanding Volunteer Adult Fundraiser – Todd Salen
Outstanding Volunteer Youth Fundraiser – Saul Downie
Outstanding Philanthropist – Kyle & Phyllis Robeson
Outstanding Philanthropic Foundation – Champaign-Urbana Schools Foundation

 

2008 NPD Honorees:
Outstanding Philanthropic Corporation – Busey Bank
Lisa Mauney Outstanding Fundraising Executive – Vaughn Jaenike
Outstanding Youth Civic Organization – Kappa Delta Sorority, Sigma Omicron Chapter
Outstanding Civic Organization – Champaign-
Urbana Kiwanis Club
Outstanding Philanthropist – Burnham Neal
Outstanding Volunteer Adult Fundraiser – Mark Ballard
Outstanding Volunteer Youth Fundraiser – Daniel Downie

 

2007 NPD Honorees:
Outstanding Philanthropic Corporation – International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 601
Lisa Mauney Outstanding Fundraising Executive – William T. Sturtevant
Outstanding Philanthropic Foundation Award – Champaign Public Library
Outstanding Civic Organization – Champaign-Urbana Optimist Club
Outstanding Philanthropist – Dr. Rick Workman
Outstanding Volunteer Adult Fundraiser – Nadja Altstetter
Outstanding Volunteer Youth Fundraiser – Ellie Snyder

 

2006 NPD Honorees:
Outstanding Philanthropic Corporation – The Corkscrew
Outstanding Philanthropic Foundation – Champaign-Urbana One-to-One Scholarship Foundation
Outstanding Philanthropic Organization – Champaign Rotary Club
Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser – George T. Shapland
Outstanding Volunteer Youth Fundraiser – Phi Kappa Psi
Outstanding Philanthropists – Jon “Cody” Sokolski and Marci Dodds
Lisa Mauney Outstanding Fundraising Executive – Lynette Marshall

 

2005 NPD Honorees:
Outstanding Philanthropic Corporation – WDWS/WHMS
Outstanding Philanthropic Foundation – The Orange Krush Foundation
Outstanding Philanthropic Organization – The Krannert Art Museum Council
Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser – Donald & Alice Dodds
Outstanding Philanthropist – Doug & Linda Mills
Lisa Mauney Outstanding Fundraising Executive – Ron Guenther

 

2004 NPD Honorees:
Outstanding Philanthropic Corporation – The Lincoln Square Mall
Outstanding Philanthropic Foundation – The Community Foundation of East Central Illinois
Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser – Anne Slichter, Kathy Marshak, and Jerry Nelson, University High School
Outstanding Philanthropist – The Noel Family
Lisa Mauney Outstanding Fundraising Executive – Judy Algonzin

 

2003 NPD Honorees:
Outstanding Philanthropic Corporation – The Thomas Monahan Company
Outstanding Philanthropic Foundation – The Lumpkin Family Foundation
Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser – Rita Gentry
Outstanding Philanthropist – Joy Thornton-Walter
Lisa Mauney Outstanding Fundraising Executive – Karla J. Evans

 

2002 NPD Honorees:
Outstanding Philanthropic Corporation – Kraft
Outstanding Philanthropic Organization – Champaign Downtown Organization
Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser – Margaret Hollowell
Outstanding Volunteer Youth – Rich Bajner, Colleges Against Cancer
Lisa Mauney Outstanding Fundraising Executive – Carol Scharlau

 

2001 NPD Honorees:
Outstanding Philanthropic Corporation – Tri Star Marketing, Jon Stewart
Outstanding Philanthropic Organization – Champaign Rotary
Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser – Jane Bernthal
Outstanding Volunteer Youth – Emily Bruce
Outstanding Fundraising Executive – Lisa Mauney

 

2000 NPD Honorees:
Outstanding Philanthropic Corporation – FedEx Ground
Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser – Christine Frey
Outstanding Volunteer Youth – Beth Ellen McNamara & Jessica Wiehrdt, Wildlife Medical Clinic
Outstanding Philanthropist – Jeff Wandel
Outstanding Fundraising Executive – Carl Meyer

 

1999 NPD Honorees:
Outstanding Philanthropic Corporation – First Federal Savings Bank
Outstanding Philanthropic Organization – Kiwanis Club of C-U
Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser – Nancy Hatch
Outstanding Volunteer Youth – Betsy Braden & Brad Schnizlein
Outstanding Philanthropist – Dr. Robert Mussey

 

1998 NPD Honorees:
Outstanding Philanthropic Corporation – The News-Gazette
Outstanding Philanthropic Organization – C-U Side by Side
Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser – Lila Jeanne Eichelberger
Outstanding Volunteer Youth – Tiffany Gehrke & Jennifer Grusby
Outstanding Philanthropist – William P. “Bill” Myers
Outstanding Fundraising Executive – Robin Hall

 

1997 NPD Honorees:
Outstanding Philanthropic Corporation – Champaign-Urbana Pepsi-Cola
Outstanding Philanthropic Organization – Carle Foundation Hospital Auxilliary
Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser – Raj Karrinatu
Outstanding Volunteer Youth – Ursula C. Wagner
Outstanding Philanthropist – Jack C. Richmond
Outstanding Fundraising Executive – Terry Rathgeber